Jake Petkovich, finance guru at Elkhart-based Patrick Industries, is leaving the company at the end of May.
Petkovich has worn many hats at Patrick Industries, including executive vice president of finance, chief financial officer and treasurer. He has been CFO since 2020 and will continue those job responsibilities during the transition.
“It was a privilege to work with such a talented team, and to be a part of this organization’s ongoing growth and evolution in the markets it serves,” Petkovich said in a press release.
Chief Executive Officer Andy Nemeth said Petkovich’s influence will be felt for years to come.
“During his time at Patrick, Jake was instrumental in further strengthening our finance and accounting infrastructure, driving efficiencies through process improvement, supporting our capital allocation strategy, and developing and leading a strong and talented team aligned with our overall strategic growth plan,” Nemeth said in a press release.
Petkovic is leaving for an opportunity at another organization.
Matthew Filer will become interim chief financial officer. He joined the company in November as senior vice president of finance. He also worked for Caterpillar Inc., starting in 2007. He earned an executive MBA from Arizona State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and accounting from Indiana University.
The company will conduct a formal search for Petkovich’s permanent CFO replacement. Patrick Industries, a components solutions provider, was founded in 1959 and employs about 11,000 people.